Method of determining remuneration

Remuneration for legal services is charged pursuant to the agreement with client. Remuneration may be determined in the form of:

or in a different form according to the specifics of the case.

Remuneration agreed on by both sides does not include:

Value Added Tax in a statutory amount (currently 21 %) is added to the remuneration for legal services.

Reimbursement of costs in court proceedings

The court usually grants the claim for costs of the proceedings to the participant who is successful in the dispute against the party who was unsuccessful. If the successful party is represented by an Attorney at Law, remuneration for representation by Attorney at Law in the amount stipulated by a special legal regulation is included in the reimbursement of costs in court proceedings.

Out-of-court settlement of consumer disputes

The Czech Bar Association is the competent entity for the out-of-court settlement of attorney-consumer disputes; more information can be found here.